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Come out to play! — Thistledown

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Here’s your chance to be part of a fantastic story, written by Teagan Geneviene. Play the name game! Follow the links to join in the fun!

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This is your chance to become a character in a new story! Or rather have a character with your fantastical pseudonym. 

1920s Peoples home journal girl parrotIt began as a bit of fun on Facebook with one of those silly find-your-whatever name things.  It was one of many “What’s Your Fairy Name?” graphics.  Cute, I thought, But too cute. I posted my wish for a less frilly fairy name, and vowed to make my own game.

Well the frilly fairy names caught on, and next thing I knew, I had taken a challenge from Colleen Chesebro to make it into a story.  …And I’ve already admitted that I’m just not able to continue Truths Unseen.  …And you know I enjoy featuring other bloggers.  So I decided to turn it into a story here, a pantser, fairy story — and include everybody!

If you want to join the fun, find your…

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THE CURSE – for TWITTERING TALES

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Twittering Tales is a photo prompt challenge. Click link below to find out the details, join in, and see other entries.

https://katmyrman.com/2017/06/06/twittering-tale-33-6-june-2017/

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THE CURSE

50 years locked in your room
50 years your curse from the moon

The curse was lifted today
Twitching back the curtain,
She smiled

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Thanks for visiting! Peace }i{

© 2017 BS

 

I SURVIVED AN F-5 TORNADO

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On the anniversary of the May 11, 1970 tornado, I re-blog my story…I’ll never forget.

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I SURVIVED AN F-5 TORNADO

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, will be the 46th anniversary of the Lubbock, TX tornado. From later assessment of the devastation, it was determined to be rated F-5, the highest on the Fujita scale. This is my story.

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May 11, 1970, is a date I’ll never forget. I was attending night classes at Draughon’s Business College in downtown Lubbock. We had noticed there was a storm coming, because of some lightning off to the west. Classes were let out early because of that.

My dad was picking me up in my car, but didn’t know we got out early, so I was waiting outside for him, around 9:30 or so. They’d already closed up the building, and only me, and a couple of others, were waiting for our rides. The wind was starting to get gusty. By the time my dad got there, it was…

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CEE’S BLACK & WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE – LETTERS S/T

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CEE’S BLACK & WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE – LETTERS S/T

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Letters S or T

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For Letter S: Shells, Sunflower, Supermarket

For Letter T: Telephone Pole, Texas, Tigers

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Thanks for visiting! Peace }i{

© 2017 BS

 

A to Z BLOG CHALLENGE 2017 – LETTER M – MAGIC BELLE

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A to Z BLOG CHALLENGE 2017 – LETTER M – MAGIC BELLE

http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/2017/04/atozchallenge-4-15-2017-letter-m.html

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“Magic”, by Pilot, was released in 1974, on the album titled, “From the Album of the Same Name”. It was written by William Lyall and David Paton, and is on the EMI label.

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“Ma Belle Ami”, by The Tee Set, was released in 1969, on the album, “Ma Belle Ami”. It was written by Peter Tetteroo and Hans Van Eijck, and is on the Colossus label.

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Check back on Monday for the opening of the next Mystery Box. The Mystery Box Chickens and I wish you all a wonderful weekend! 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace }i{

© 2017 BS

DOWN THE POETRY PATH

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Today is World Poetry Day. I’m re-blogging this poem from 2015, because it mentions lots of poetry forms. 🙂 enjoy!

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Today is the last day of the Daily Post, Writing: 201, Poetry, course from Blogging U. It has been lots of fun, and I have learned a lot about writing poems. I’m glad I signed up to do this, and will continue to write and learn more. Thank you to all who have visited here, enjoyed reading, and left comments. I appreciate your support. 🙂 …

The assignment for today was to write a sonnet, about the future, and using chiasmus (key-AHS-mus) which is taking a few words written one way, then reversing it. I tried my best to do the sonnet, but found it to be a bit difficult. There were so many things to remember that go into one! A bit unorthodox, I know, but I have this in two parts…and, I’m sure this broke down into a somewhat free verse, but hope you enjoy it!

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DOWN THE POETRY…

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Of My Father’s Watch

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Of My Father’s Watch

Becoming The Muse

My Father’s Watch

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My father had a watch, a Seiko Kinetic automatic watch, stainless steel with 17 jewels. You know the kind you don’t wind up, and as long as you wear it regularly, somehow it self-winds, and ticks on and on and on…. It came in a black velvet box with a warranty card that declared a lifetime guarantee, I have always wondered how long a life time guarantee lasts, whose lifetime do they mean when they say lifetime guarantee…….

My father had a watch a Seiko Kinetic; he wore it every day from the day he got it, a Christmas present from some duty-free shop at some airport somewhere. I do not know how much it cost but I am sure it wasn’t a price one sneezed at… He wore it so much that the skin beneath it was lighter toned than the rest of his arm. When…

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GHOST DOG

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GHOST DOG

Who are you?

I am Ghost Dog

Why are you here?

To protect you

Where are you from?

Beyond the veil

When did you appear?

When the shadows moved

What should I know?

Unseen entities are real

Who sent you here?

Your spirit guide

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For dVerse Poets – Quadrille 44 Words – Ghost – https://dversepoets.com/2017/02/13/quadrille-25/

Thanks for hosting the Q44, Kim! Great prompt word! 🙂

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The image in the photo just appeared on my computer monitor awhile back. It looks like a dog to me, so that’s what I call it…my Ghost Dog. … I don’t know, exactly when it came, but it is always there. It doesn’t matter how many times I clean the screen, it is still there. Anyway, I thought I’d ask it some questions, just to see what comes into my mind. These words are the result.

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Thanks for visiting! Peace }i{

© 2017 BS